ABC Evening News for Friday, Sep 22, 1972
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(Studio) Govt. bans use, except by prescription, of hexachlorophene, a germ killer.
REPORTER: Harry Reasoner
(DC) Rats fed hexachlorophene developed paralysis of legs. Newborn monkeys bathed in it developed brain damage. Human infants absorbed it into bloodstreams. French babies die from talcum powder with hexachlorophene. [FDA (Food and Drug Administration) commissioner, Dr. Charles EDWARDS - announces ban.]
REPORTER: Bill Brannigan
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